Fall Into A Quilt Along Block Twelve Today brings a fantastic pattern for block 12 in the Fall Into A QAL. The Owl. Today’s block is designed by me. Here she is. Full instructions is in the pattern that you will download. You can download the pattern here. I have not appliqued the owl pieces yet, as that will be done, when I quilt the block. The Hosts for the Quilt Along Please also visit all the the other hosts and designers, to see how they have made with block one. Each host has their very own unique style. And I loved all of theirRead More →

My Happy Place Row Along The Great Outdoors Hi everyone, Today is finally my day to release my pattern for the My Happy Place Row Along. When Marian Pena from Seams To Be Sew announced this years row along, I had to take part. We all have our happy places, some of us even have more than one. Thanks Marian, for hosting another brilliant Row Along. I for one, have more than one happy place. It was hard to choose but I finally decided on The Great Outdoors. I love a good campfire, overlooking the lake (or damn, as we call it here in SouthRead More →

Fall Into A Quilt Along Block Ten Today brings a fantastic pattern for block 10 in the Fall Into A QAL. Wow, I was tickled pink, when I saw today’s block! Today’s block is the Pickles in jars and is designed by Sandra Healy of Sandra Healy Designs. http://www.sandrahealydesigns.com/blog/ I loved picking colors from my stash for this block. Here they are. Full instructions is in the pattern that you will download. You can download the pattern here. I have not appliqued the carrots and pears yet, as that will be done, when I quilt the block. As I am planning to quilt as youRead More →

My Happy Place Row Along Start Tomorrow! Northcott Fabrics has kindly given fabric to the designers participating to help them create their rows. The Designers For My Happy Place RAL 2018 A Quilting Chick Adventurous Applique and Quilting Any Pattern Barbara Dieges Be A Quilter BobbininQuilts Cheryl LaPlante Clever Chameleon Creatin’ in the Sticks Creativeblonde Cynthia’s Creating Ark Daydreams of Quilts Duck Creek Mountain Quilting Elizabeth Coughlin Designs Freemotion by the River Happy Sewing Room Heleen Pinkster Quilt Design Jaded Spade Creations Just Let Me Quilt Kissed Quilts Made By Marney Masterpiece Quilting Meanderings Along Lizard Creek Miss Loreen’s Schoolhouse Mountain Meadow Designs Ms PRead More →

Fall Into A Quilt Along Block Six Today brings a delicious pattern for block 6 in the Fall Into A QAL. Sherry Shish of Powered By Quilting, has designed the Pie block, it is a mix of pieced and applique, with a little bit of embroidery. I absolutely loved making this block, and took forever deciding on my fabric choices. Here is my cranberry pie. I haven’t appliqued my pieced yet and will do the embroidery last. Full instructions is in the pattern that you will download. You can download the pattern here. As I am planning to quilt as you go for this quilt.Read More →

Fall Into A Quilt Along Block Three Welcome everyone to Block 3 for the Fall Into A QAL. Without further ado, here is block 3. The Bonfire Block is designed by Sherri of Powered By Quilting. Full instructions is in the pattern that you will download. You can download the pattern here. Plus clicking on the picture above will take you to the download page as well. As I am planning to quilt as you go for this quilt. The same as I did last year. Remember to come back and visit next week Tuesday, where I will show you how I quilt this block.Read More →

Hedgehog Quilt As You Go. Remember I did not applique stitch the shapes down, as I wanted to stitch them down after I made my quilt sandwich. Start with making sure your shapes are heat pressed down properly. Then make a quilt sandwich, making sure that you batting and your backing is slightly bigger than your block. Baste your sandwich in any method you like. The back Then once you picked your design to quilt, draw it onto your block with an erasable pen. I decie Applique stitch around each shape, either by hand or with your machine. Look, a hedgehog shape on the back!Read More →

Fall Into A Quilt Along Block One Welcome everyone to Block 1 for the Fall Into A QAL. Without further ado, here is block 1. A hedgehog, I just could not resist making one of these little critters. I love them. You see where I live in South Africa it is fall or autumn right now. So I am so happy to be working on a Fall quilt with all of you. For the hedgehog I decided to design an applique pattern. It is super simple and easy to make. Full instructions is in the pattern that you will download. You can download the patternRead More →

I Wish You A Merry Quilt Along Quilt As You Go Layout And finally and far to quickly, we have finished all 12 blocks and will be sewing them altogether to make a quilt. Some of you may have quilted each block along with me, to make a quilt as you go quilt. I am so happy to see so many of you. Now I will be showing you how to put these together. But first, there is the really big prize. The sponsors web pages are below; Make Modern Magazine – https://www.makemodern.com.au/ RJR Fabric – https://www.rjrfabrics.com/ Island Batik – www.islandbatik.com/ Quilting Jetgirl – https://quiltingjetgirl.com/Read More →

I Wish You A Merry Quilt Along Block Twelve Plus Prizes Don’t forget, besides the prizes you can win each week, there is also a big prize for everyone who posts a finished quilt at the end. Here are some of the sponsors for the BIG prize that you can win at the end of the quilt along. And now we have the FINAL block, block 12. The “Christmas Lights” block was designed by Laura Piland at Slice of Pi Quilts. You can find the tutorial and pattern on her blog here. Here is my finished Christmas Lights block. I will confess here, that itRead More →